Lot 111: W.G. HURRIE (DATES UNKNOWN). VISITE CONCORDIA / PARA VACACIONES IDEALES. 1930. 41x28 inches, 106x71 cm.
27 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
W.G. HURRIE (DATES UNKNOWN) VISITE CONCORDIA / PARA VACACIONES IDEALES. 1930.
41 3/4x28 1/4 inches, 106x71 3/4 cm.
Condition B+ / A-: airbrushing in margins, some into image.
Concordia, officially known as San Antonio de Padua de la Concordia, is a city in the Northeast of Argentina, situated along the Uruguay River. Here, Hurrie utilizes an appealing, Mannerist and Art Deco style to capture four sporting activities which he presents with stylized typography. In his career he designed only one other poster, also publicizing the Entre Rios Railroad.